Angelo Di Michele obtained a BA in Archaeology and Art History at the University of Bologna, and a PhD in the Archaeology and Art History of the Near East at the University of Turin. He has participated in several archaeological excavation and survey projects: Tell Afis and Arslantash in Syria; Aradetis Orgora in Georgia; Tulul al-Baqarat, BashTapa, Tello/Girsu and the Umma Survey Project in Iraq and Nisa Parthica in Turkmenistan. He currently works as both field archaeologist and pottery specialist in two projects, the Tello/Girsu Archaeological Project and the Umma Survey Project, both in southern Iraq. He is the author of numerous papers in archaeological peer-reviewed journals, as well as book reviews (OCNUS, Orizzonti, Egitto e Vicino Oriente, Mesopotamia) and conference proceedings (Broadening Horizons 3 2010 in Barcelona and 4 2011 in Turin, International Conference of Archaeology of the Ancient Near East 2006 in Madrid; 2008 in Rome and 2012 in Warsaw). In addition, he organized the international conference Broadening Horizons 4, held on 25th-28th October 2011 (along with G. Affanni, C. Baccarin, L. Cordera and K. Gavagnin). He also organized (in collaboration with S. M. Cecchini, F. Venturi and G. Affanni) the photographic exhibition on the excavation of Tell Afis and Syria (Tell Afis: 20 years of excavation), held in the University of Bologna from 15-22 November 2007. With Sara Pizzimenti and Steve Renette, he was a co-convener of the workshop “Ceramic Traditions and Cultural Territories: New research approaches in the study of the South Mesopotamia Pottery” held at the ICAANE, Bologna on April 7th, 2021.